Meet Jason, who will be participating in the retreat as a designer and a playwright:
Jason E. Weber is a Boston-based playwright, director, and designer. His recent design credits include Projections for Company One’s production of Susan-Lori Parks’ “The Book of Grace” directed by David F. Wheeler, Sound for Jeffery Hatcher’s “A Picasso,” the World Premiere of Bob Clyman’s “The Exceptionals,” and Joel Drake Johnson’s “Four Places” all directed by Charles Towers at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre, where he has been the Lighting and Sound Supervisor for four seasons.
As a director, Jason has worked with North Quincy Community Theatre and will be helming Riverside Theatre Works’ “Our Town” this fall.
Additionally, Jason researches collaborative and community-based theatre, presenting his paper “Creating Together: Defining Approaches to Collaboratively-Generated Devised Theatre” at the 2011 Mid-America Theatre Conference.
He holds a BFA in Theatre from Marietta College and a MA in Theatre Education from Emerson College.